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Campus honors Asian heritage

By | Apr 19, 2007

In recognition of Asian Heritage Month, Ithaca College’s Asian Culture Club (ACC) has organized a series of events on campus throughout the month. Junior Jaclyn Berberabe, ACC’s spokesperson, said the goal of the events is to defy stereotypes. “We wanted to get the message out that no matter who you are, there are judgments made,”…


Cinema students create international film festival

By | Apr 12, 2007

For one of their first assignments, students in Jason Livingston’s film distribution class had to research a large-scale film festival. Then, they had to create one. “From the beginning, I thought that a festival would be a great way for students to learn about distribution,” said Livingston, an assistant professor of cinema, photography and media…


Student marketing group designs Foodnet campaign

By | Mar 30, 2007

For members of the American Advertising Federation (AAF), it isn’t unusual to see an ad they created run along the side of a bus. But for the students involved in the Ithaca College chapter of the organization, their TCAT ad for the Foodnet Meals on Wheels campaign was a first. At the beginning of the…


Exiled writers find freedom through nonprofit

By | Mar 22, 2007

Writer Sarah Mkhonza said her native country of Swaziland, a nation of about 1.1 million people in Southern Africa, is a land of kings, queens and palaces. But instead of the royalty in fairytales, Mkhonza said her home is a land where few are privileged and the majority is oppressed by a strict monarchy. “If…


Top officials’ pay increases

By | Mar 8, 2007

President Peggy R. Williams remains the highest paid employee at Ithaca College for fiscal year 2004–05, according to the college’s Internal Revenue Service form 990. The 990 form reports the return of nonprofit organizations exempt from income tax, and lists the compensation, benefits and other allowances of the college’s employees. Williams earned $246,560 in compensation…


Bridge construction begins today

By | Mar 5, 2007

The South Aurora Street bridge closed today because of construction. It will remain closed for approximately four months. The Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit (TCAT) will make an extra stop downtown to accommodate the bridge closing. Routes 11, 12, 60 and 65 will stop at Cayuga and State streets instead of the usual stop at Aurora…


Williams speaks about cost of higher education

By | Mar 5, 2007

President Peggy R. Williams spoke tonight about the rising costs of higher education on the pilot radio and television broadcast of “Higher Ed in the Round.” Williams was joined by host David J. Skorton, president of Cornell University, and Carl Haynes, president of Tompkins Cortland Community College. During the hour-long program – aired on public…


First-year reading selection based on ‘power of one’

By | Feb 15, 2007

The First-Year Reading Initiative selection for 2007–08 is “Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress,” by Dai Sijie, according to Tanya R. Saunders, assistant provost and dean of the Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies. President Peggy R. Williams selected the book from a list of four recommendations by a selection committee. The book is a…


College employee honored as county’s poet laureate

By | Jan 26, 2007

When he was a physics major at Boston College in the ’60s, Paul Hamill worried about formulas and equations. But as the Tompkins County Poet Laureate for 2007, the director of academic funding and sponsored programs now thinks in similes and metaphors. “Poetry is often a private experience for so many people,” he said. “[Having…


Striving for stability

By | Jan 25, 2007

Two years ago, sophomore Fallon Blossom described her hometown of New Orleans as a happy place full of culture. But since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast region in August 2005, she can’t help letting her frustration show. Since the hurricane, problems in New Orleans and efforts to rebuild the city have been highly publicized.…


Provost announces resignation

By | Jan 17, 2007

Peter Bardaglio, provost and vice president for academic affairs, will resign May 31 and spend this semester on sabbatical, announced President Peggy R. Williams in an announcement earlier this month. Bardaglio joined Ithaca College in July 2002 and has helped implement the college’s Institutional Plan and the Middle States self-study. Bardaglio has worked on the…


Demands met, music students continue work

By | Dec 8, 2006

Student employees of Ithaca College Recording Services decided against a strike after meeting last week with administrators in the School of Music. The students had threatened to stop work if concerns about their major, sound recording technology, were not addressed. The 18 students gave administrators a list of the program’s insufficiencies, the most prominent being…